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Manufacturing

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Where innovation
meets industry

Manufacturing is one of New Zealand’s economic engines, producing the goods that we see to the rest of the world.  

We have a long history supporting manufacturers – large and small – helping them grow their business through collaboration, innovation, digitisation and the exchange of knowledge and ideas.

EMA Manufacturing Support
EMA Manufacturing Support

Industry 4.0
demonstration network

The EMA is at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, known as Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 transforms traditional operations using cutting-edge smart technology to deliver incredible improvements – and results – in safety, quality, automation and productivity. 

It is the next phase in digitising the manufacturing sector and we’re delivering it to you, led by Callaghan Innovation and in partnership with Beca and LMAC. Our Smart Factory Showcases present these innovations in interactive action, showing how leading kiwi company, Nautech, walked this path and succeeded. Contact us to learn how Industry 4.0 technologies can transform your manufacturing. 

Case studies - the story behind the success

These Industry 4.0 Case Studies are tangible examples of Industry 4.0 adoption, challenges, and learnings across Kiwi industries.  

They’re your strategic roadmap to innovation.

EMA Manufacturing Support
EMA Manufacturing Support

Industry 4.0 webinars

Our year-round webinars are an accessible and convenient platform to access insights, real-world applications and updates on emerging technologies.

Engage directly with manufacturers on their Industry 4.0 journey through Q&A sessions and stay informed in this rapidly evolving landscape.

Factory Tours -
a hands-on look behind
the curtain

Get the inside knowledge direct from the source as businesses open their doors and speak with you, manufacturer to manufacturer. You’ll hear their experiences with scoping and implementing Industry 4.0 technologies to achieve better productivity and become globally competitive.

This is a great networking opportunity and a space to share your questions and thoughts with other manufacturers on the same journey. Spaces are limited, so contact us today to find out more about upcoming Factory Tours in your region.

EMA Manufacturing Support
EMA Manufacturing Support

The manufacturers
of tomorrow

Manufacturing is a key sector in our economy. To address the skills shortage and attract young talent, it’s crucial to highlight the industry’s technological advancements, job diversity and creative opportunities.

Apprenticeships, mentorship programmes, and partnerships with educational institutions can bridge the skills gap and make manufacturing THE choice for young people entering the workforce.

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